Welcome to the second edition of The Droid Pocket Guide. Boy, has a lot changed in a year! Take a gander at how much the Android world has changed since the first edition of this book came out in March 2010:
• Android’s U.S. market share grew from 2 percent in 2009 to 24 percent in 2010.
• More than 70 Android phones were released, and Android device shipments grew from 6 million to 55 million.
• Android activations grew tenfold, from 30,000 to 300,000 per day.
• Android Market apps grew tenfold, from 20,000 to 200,000.
Droids continue to gain in popularity because they’re powerful and packed with features. They’re also popular because there’s a Droid model for everyone’s unique set of requirements.
As you start down the path to ...